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Auckland: Waiheke Island Sea Kayak Tour
Discover Auckland's allure on this Waiheke Island sea kayak tour that blends kayaking, scenic vistas, and island living. Explore hidden coves and scenic coasts. Enjoy a beach picnic and wine tastings.
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- Experience sea kayaking adventure to Waiheke Island in the stunning Hauraki Gulf
- Explore hidden coves, paddle along picturesque coastlines
- Opportunity to stop for wine tastings or beach picnics.
- Luxury camping with ready to go Glamping tents at Poukaraka Flats campground
- Explore native bush walk and cascading waterfalls
DescriptionWaiheke Island Sea Kayak Tour: Experience Waiheke Island from a serene sea kayak. Immerse yourself in Auckland's beauty, marine wonders, and the art of savoring life at a leisurely pace. Discover all the details about our Waiheke Island Sea Kayak Tour here. Sea Kayak, See Waiheke: Discover Waiheke Island Sea Kayak Tours, a unique eco-friendly and socially-conscious experience. Nestled in New Zealand's Hauraki Gulf, Waiheke Island welcomes sea kayaking enthusiasts to explore its pristine beaches and vibrant underwater world. Encounter fish, stingrays, and occasional dolphins or orcas on this unforgettable journey. Look out for sunbathing seals, majestic seabirds, and the occasional penguin. Plus, experience ocean fishing, with John Dory, Snapper, and more on the menu! Native bush walk and cascading waterfalls: Discover the coastal walk's treasures, like the elusive NZ dotterel and shorebirds along the beach. Roam enchanting paths in Whakanewha Regional Park, Omiha, Waiheke Island. Amid Nikau forests and native flora, find solace from summer heat or rain under its canopy. Explore maintained gravel and dirt trails, with steps and gentle inclines for relaxed strolls. Encounter diverse flora, from supple jack to epiphytes, giant ferns to rata vines, adding wonder to your journey. Spot Tūī birds, fantails, wood pigeons, and kingfishers in the bush, gracing the area with vibrant colors and melodious songs. Immerse in this serene Whakanewha Regional Park loop, where cascading waterfalls and lush foliage deepen your nature connection. Batch Winery and Dining Vineyard: Established in 1998, Thomas Vineyard spans 3.5 hectares with a north-facing slope. Predominantly Chardonnay, with sections of Syrah and Pinot Gris. Perched atop a hill in iron-rich clay soils, shaped by ancient Jurassic bedrock. Sea winds bring unique Umami flavors. In 2006, Margaret Reeve Lane Vineyard, 2 hectares, mature Syrah and Bordeaux plantings. Food: Relaxed island-style eating with dishes to share while overlooking the Hauraki Gulf and Auckland City skyline. Menus offer dishes made from fresh, healthy and local ingredients. At Batch Winery we will have a 3-course meal and drinks. Glamping waiheke island - Luxury Camping: A hassle-free service, just turn up and slide into bed. Wake up and just leave without having to pack anything away. We provide bedding and extras luxuries. Just check the gear list tab for what you otherwise need. Intinerary: Start - Meet at Maraetai Boat Ramp, organise clothing and equipment, learn how to use your kayak. Start paddling, no rush - 2hrs/7.5km Sea Kayak and Fish Bush walk and waterfalls - 2hrs Bach Winery Dining - 3 course meal and drinks Glamping tents and Sunset - Enjoy the mesmerizing Hauraki Gulf and Auckland City skyline at sunset, then slip into your cozy bed. Kayak back - 2hrs/7.5km Sea Kayak and Fish For more information on this tour visit: https://socialnaturemovement.nz/itinerary/waiheke-island-sea-kayak-tour/
IncludesProfessional and experienced guide Kayak / SuP / Canoe equipment Personal flotation device (PFD) Accomodation - Glamping set up Food
- For more information about gear visit: https://socialnaturemovement.nz/itinerary/browns-island-motukorea-volcanic-half-day-sea-kayak-tour/ Start times for this tour vary based on the Auckland tides. If you do not have the required gear, please reach out to us, we may be able to help.